Top 10 Don’t Miss Events

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  1. Connected Warriors is hosting its “Stars of Honor” Gala on Nov. 10 from 6-10 p.m. at the Boca Raton Marriott. The event honors Jay Weinberg. The salute to the troops will be emceed by Jim Squadrito, Vietnam medic and author of “Dance of the Chameleon.” Visit connectedwarriors.org for ticket information. Connected Warriors offers service members, veterans and their families trauma-conscious yoga.
  2.  The 29th annual Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic fundraiser will return from Nov. 9-11. Evert will be joined at the event by a lineup of former tennis pros and sports entertainment celebrities including Chris Noth, January Jones, Seal, Jon Lovitz, David Cook, Carson Kressley, and others. The Friday morning Pro-Am, Friday evening cocktail party and Saturday evening Gala are held at the Boca Resort & Club, while two Pro-Celebrity tennis sessions are on Saturday and Sunday at the Delray Beach Tennis Center.
  3.  The fourth annual Boca Raton Mayors Ball presented by Rotary Club Downtown Boca will return on Nov. 17 at the Royal Palm Yacht Club.
  4.  Head to Mizner Park Amphitheater on Nov. 3 and 4 for HotWorks.org’s 10th Boca Raton Fine Art Show. Hot Works shows are juried by art professionals with criteria for judging based on originality, technique, execution and booth appearance. The event is open both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit hotworks.org
  5.  Family Promise of South Palm Beach County is holding its annual fundraising event “Friends of the Family” on Nov. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Addison. The night will feature cocktail hour and a three-course meal. Family Promise’s mission is to empower situationally homeless families in making their transition to sustainable independence. Each year they help about 15 families get back on their feet again from living in their car, sleeping on the street or couch surfing.
  6.  The Annie Moses Band, a Nashville-based Folk group, is stopping at Old School Square on Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. Annie Moses Band is a family group that is Emmy Award-winning, has charted the top of Billboard multiple times and has wowed PBS audiences with their specials American Rhapsody and The Art of the Love Song. They’ve played at Carnegie Hall and are a regular presence at The Grand Ole Opry. Tickets available at www.anniemosesband.com
  7.  The 5th Annual LagoonFest will return on Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on South Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach. Admission is free for this family friendly event.
  8.  Classic Albums Live is performing Led Zeppelin: II at Old School Square’s Pavilion on Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets are: $75 for VIP with an exclusive lounge area, three drink tickets, reserved seating area (limit of 150), $40 for premium  with reserved seating area, chairs are provided (limit of 100) and $20 General Admission where you can bring a chair, no seating provided (limited chair rental for $5).
  9.  The Junior League of Boca Raton is hosting the 31st Annual Woman Volunteer of the Year Luncheon on Nov. 16 at the Boca Resort. This year, the featured fashion designer for the Fall Trends runway show produced by Saks Fifth Avenue is Tanya Taylor. The luncheon will honor 50 women who are making a difference for local nonprofits and the community.
  10.  Festival of the Arts BOCA and PNC Arts Alive will present two free performances of “Tough Turkey in the Big City:  A Feathered Tale,” on Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center. Each performance will be followed by an instrument petting zoo. Light snacks and drinks will be provided. Reserve tickets at www.festivalboca.org/events/. A school performance will be held on Nov. 14 at Plumosa School for the Arts.  This performance will be streamed live to elementary schools throughout the school district.